Preparation / Directions:
Heat oil in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, onion, garlic and fennel seeds. Cover pan and cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and clam juice. Boil until mixture is slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. Add shrimp and fish and simmer until just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle cioppino into bowls. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Makes: 4 servings Cioppino is a Mediterranean seafood stew. This quick version includes shrimp and fish, but you can also include mussels and clams if you like.